City councilman’s daughter dies in crossfire while driving for Lyft, Georgia cops say

Lauren Allen, 31, was shot and killed after dropping off a Lyft passenger in DeKalb County, Georgia, on Nov. 21, police said. Screengrab from A Lyft driver and daughter of a city councilman was shot dead after she was caught in the crossfire of a domestic dispute between a passenger and an armed man, … Read more

Santa Clara: Collision leaves pedestrian with major injuries

SANTA CLARA – A pedestrian suffered major injuries after being hit by a driver Monday morning in Santa Clara, police said. The collision was reported around 8:30 a.m. at Montague Expressway and Agnew Road, the Santa Clara Police Department said in a statement. The pedestrian, identified as a 22-year-old Santa Clara man, was taken to … Read more

Driver who hit, killed 56-year-old Wheat Ridge man likely won’t face charges

WHEAT RIDGE, Colo. — For some time, drivers have been accustomed to seeing Carmen Cennamo holding up his sign at the corner of West 44th Avenue and Kipling Street. “He wasn’t an alcoholic. He wasn’t a drug addict. He wasn’t violent. He just was a broken person,” said Jennie Heath, who knew Cennamo. But after … Read more

Driver booked for murder, bail set at $4 million after Porter Ranch crash that killed 2 teenagers

PORTER RANCH, LOS ANGELES (CNS) — Bail has been set at $4.01 million for a hospitalized motorist who allegedly triggered a three-vehicle crash in Porter Ranch that killed two teenagers inside his vehicle and injured eight other people, authorities said Tuesday. The Los Angeles Police Department announced Tuesday that 20-year-old Alexander Ceballos was arrested on … Read more

Passenger chokes rideshare driver with belt in Popeye’s drive thru, Connecticut cops say

A rideshare passenger is accused of choking the driver with a belt in Meriden, Connecticut, according to police. A rideshare passenger is accused of choking the driver with a belt while in a fast food drive thru, according to Connecticut police. The driver picked up two men requesting a ride to Popeye’s, before 8 p.m. … Read more

Westminster police searching for driver who fatally struck pedestrian, didn’t stop

WESTMINSTER, Colo. — A pedestrian died overnight Friday after they were struck by a driver who did not stop, the Westminster Police Department said. The crash happened at midnight in the 7300 block of North Federal Boulevard. The driver struck the pedestrian, who died from their injuries, and kept driving southbound on Federal, according to Westminster police. … Read more

Woman dead after fatal hit-and-run crash in Oakland

OAKLAND — A pedestrian was hit and killed Monday by a car driven by somebody who left the scene, police said. The fatal hit-and-run crash happened about 9:50 p.m. on Hegenberger Road at Hamilton Street. A woman believed to be in her 30s was down at the scene when officers arrived, police said. She was … Read more

Driver shot while stopped in traffic, Commerce City police say

COMMERCE CITY, Colo.  — The Commerce City Police Department is investigating after a driver was shot while he was stopped in traffic Tuesday evening. Around 5:15 p.m., officers were dispatched to the 3200 block of East 56th Ave. near Brighton Boulevard for a reported shooting. When officers arrived, they found a man inside a red Suzuki … Read more

San Jose: Bicyclist dies following Sept. 11 crash

SAN JOSE – A bicyclist has died after being hit by a car earlier this month in San Jose, police said. The collision was reported Sept. 11 at 9:49 p.m. at Murphy and Ringwood avenues. San Jose police said a man was riding an electric bicycle eastbound in the No. 1 lane of Murphy when … Read more

Ten dogs thrown from truck after driver falls asleep, Maine cops say. One dog missing

Ten dogs were thrown from pickup truck after a driver fell asleep at the wheel on a turnpike in Maine, authorities say. One dog died and another is missing. Maine State Police When a driver fell asleep at the wheel of his pickup truck, 10 dogs and a passenger were thrown from the vehicle as … Read more